BORIS JOHNSON: Police called to UK PM hopeful’s flat after reports of screaming

  London, England VIJAY SHAH via Sky News/The Guardian, sources   Police have allegedly been called to attend the flat (apartment) of former London mayor and current British prime ministerial/Conservative Party leader hopeful Boris Johnson, after a neighbour reported hearing … Continue reading BORIS JOHNSON: Police called to UK PM hopeful’s flat after reports of screaming

BOJO BREXIT: Potential UK prime minister demands country will leave EU regardless in October

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via GORDON RAYNER, STEVEN SWINFORD and ROB MERRICK/The Telegraph/The Independent   As the United Kingdom still gets to grip with life after the emotional resignation address of current prime minister Theresa May that took … Continue reading BOJO BREXIT: Potential UK prime minister demands country will leave EU regardless in October

RAMBO KNIVES: East London police considering to license ownership of large blades

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via RACHAEL BURFORD/Newham Recorder   Police in the east London borough of Newham are considering proposals to require owners of large hunting knives, often known as ‘Rambo’ knives, to have their blades licensed in response to the wave of knife crime currently inundating the capital, local newspaper the Newham Reporter said yesterday. Senior detectives from the Metropolitan Police have begun key discussions with government officials on bringing in a system of ‘licensing or registration’ to keep track of the circulation of hunting knives, many of which are owned by collectors or hunters, but are also a … Continue reading RAMBO KNIVES: East London police considering to license ownership of large blades

BOXING DAY SALES: Thousands of UK shoppers queue up from midnight

Newcastle – VIJAY SHAH via ED RILEY and Mail Online/Daily Mail Today sees the launch of special Boxing Day sales promotions on high streets and shopping centres across the United Kingdom, with thousands of keen bargain hunters said to be queuing up outside shops from midnight in some places, reports the newspaper Daily Mail. Ahead of an expected bumper day of GBP 4.75 billion flowing through the tills of Britain’s retailers, reports came in from Newcastle and Birmingham of massive queues in the dead of night, when most people would be sleeping off their Christmas roast dinners. In the northern … Continue reading BOXING DAY SALES: Thousands of UK shoppers queue up from midnight

POST-BREXIT UBS: Banking giant to move London jobs to Europe amidst uncertainty

London – VIJAY SHAH via KALYEENA MAKORTOFF and Independent The uncertainty about the political and economic ramifications of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union next year have set European businesses with operations in the UK on edge in the past year. Now Swiss banking giant UBS is the latest bank to doubt its ongoing presence in Britain after the withdrawal, with UK newspaper The Independent reporting recently that the bank is planning to move jobs from London to Germany. As talks between Britain’s prime minister Theresa May and the European Commission see trade deals and negotiations complicated and … Continue reading POST-BREXIT UBS: Banking giant to move London jobs to Europe amidst uncertainty